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Fall into autumn with this seasonal beer pub crawl

Nightlife: Maybe the best time in the year to enjoy a pint is just when the weather is getting chilly but you have not quite given up on having a social life and, in brewery-rich Brooklyn, you do not need to look far to find a locally brewed refreshment. Here are our picks for a perfect fall pub crawl, with an emphasis on local, seasonal beers, which can be as fleeting as the season itself. Comment
Subway commuters are likely to have seen Blackall’s 2012-poster for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Arts for Transit Program, which managed to make a subway scene straight out of central casting, complete with a man in a bear suit sitting next to an Orthodox Jewish senior, sad. Comment

‘Found’ mag founder finds his ‘idiotic’ heart

Davy Rothbart has made a name for himself collecting mementos of people’s private lives so, when it came time for him to lay out his own personal life, he went for broke. Comments (1)

Sound Off to the Editor

Readers chew the fat over the news stories of the day — on one of the top soapboxes around! Comment

Treyger wins, proving Carmine is right again!

Big Screecher: This week, a guy Carmine once honored became a councilman, proving the Screecher was right all along. Comment

Booksellers’ tips on what to read this weekend

Books: Here are some fresh book recommendations from bookstores around the borough. Comment

Editor’s Picks: Where to GO this week

Event: Want to know Where to GO today and during the week? Here are some can’t-miss ideas! Comment

Living history — Museum founder who recorded Sandy as it happened to premier proof at Coney film fest

Hurricane Sandy soaked Coney Island — now a new film on the superstorm is making a splash at the neighborhood’s film fest. Comment

Beautiful Sunset! Festival takes Fifth Avenue

Sunset Park: The Fifth Avenue Festival filled the corridor between 59th and 44th streets with families, food, and fun for the 14th year in a row. Comment

Marine Park Halloween Walk canceled!

Marine Park: Sorry kids, Halloween isn’t happening this year. Comment

Sal’s not finished yet! Former candidate to carry on fight for good government

Bay Ridge: The primary may be over, but Sal Albanese said his fight is far from done. Comments (12)

Britview focuses on Islam, Pt. 1

A Britisher’s View: A Britisher’s View kicks off its three-part series, “The Muslims,” with an overview of Islam and its believers. Comment

Bartoonist dives in to Bedford-Stuyvesant

Bar Scrawl: Project Parlor has some surprises in store for our bartoonist in this week’s Bar Scrawl. Comments (2)

Coney residents slam Marty’s Childs Building plan

Looks like getting Borough President Markowitz’s latest amphitheater plan built won’t be Childs play after all. Comments (9)

Hit runs family out of Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: A hit-and-run driver sent a 14-year-old Ridgite to the hospital on Sept. 11 — and is sending his family out of the neighborhood. Comments (13)
Mill Basin: A 22-year-old Mill Island man who was arrested at his girlfriend’s Mill Basin home earlier this month, has been cuffed once again on similar charges — breaking into automated teller machines. Comment

Slimed! P’Park lovers say Nickelodeon kid fest has no place in Brooklyn’s backyard

Meadows of Shame: An upcoming Nickelodeon festival that is going to pack Prospect Park with screaming children will be the latest in a long line of big-ticket events to trash Brooklyn’s backyard, claim park preservationists who refuse to give the kids’ network a pass. Comments (21)

Pics in a box

Pics in a box

Art: Who let the art out? Comments (3)
Digital editions: One of the great things about The Brooklyn Paper is our ability to throw strikes. Sure, other newspaper will try to dazzle you with a fancy repertoire, but how many can actually get the ball over the plate? Only The Brooklyn Paper keeps zipping that old pill past the competition, all the while making sure we’ve covered all the bases, delivering the kind of hard-hitting news that always keeps you hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

September 11, my girls, and the life we’ve lived

The Dad: This week, the Dad reflects on that fateful day with his 15-year-old daughter. Comments (1)

Jefferson players must put controversy behind them

Joe Knows: The moment the Thomas Jefferson football team takes the field for its first game, it needs to move past all the events that led up to it. Comment
Canarsie: A Canarsie man’s early morning stroll took a turn for the macabre when he discovered a young man lying dead on E. 99th Street with gunshot wounds to the head Tuesday morning. Comment
Dyker Heights: The driver of a pick-up truck collided with another vehicle and went hurtling through a Dyker Heights bus stop where it hit an elderly man on Sept. 17. Comments (21)

No love loft! G’point warehouse tenants get the boot ahead of hotel conversion by fallen starchitect

Greenpoint: Tenants of a Greenpoint warehouse are getting the boot to make room for a hotel designed by an architecture firm with a long history of pushing the limits of legality, according to plans filed with the city. Comments (17)
BoroBeat: More than 100 soldiers and civilians honored soldiers killed in the line of duty with the annual Run for the Fallen in Bay Ridge on Sept. 15. Comment

Joanna needs a haven from “Haven”

Not for Nuthin’: How long did it take you to figure out what happened on “Haven?” For Jo, it took four screenings. Comment

Bishop Loughlin guard Carrington picks Seton Hall

High School Sports: Khadeen Carrington can see things changing for the better at Seton Hall, and the Bishop Loughlin guard wants to be there when it happens. Comment

High school football roundup: Harris powers Fort Hamilton to second straight win

High School Sports: Fort Hamilton has already exceeded its win total from a year ago. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 is getting an eye-opening, $29-million addition, but the crowning piece may fall by the wayside if the park’s keepers can’t raise the funds. Comments (4)

Heads up! Smith-Ninth subway station scaffolding falls onto dump truck, backing up train and car traffic

Carroll Gardens: Stand clear of the falling floors, please. Comments (3)

Scared safe! Barclays Center transformed into blood-soaked disaster zone for chemical attack drill

Prospect Heights: On Friday night, the Barclays Center turned into a disaster area packed with dead and dying people and emergency personnel rushing around in hazardous materials suits — and it was all part of a military drill to prep for a possible chemical attack. Comments (4)
Cobble Hill: On Thursday, Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral nominee Bill DeBlasio cheered a court ruling that blocked the state’s closure of Long Island College Hospital, but he glossed over the fact that the ruling explicitly denied him any say in the matter. Comments (6)
People will buy anything — take a crawl through mud for example. Comments (1)
Park Slope: Several weeks after she left her house in cuffs after a cop fell through the floor and she refused to leave the wreckage, according to authorities and witnesses, a First Street homeowner is locked out and living on the stoop, neighbors say. Comments (11)

Blackout ready to light up the court

Mill Basin: The Brooklyn Blackout basketball team presented its final picks for the club’s premier roster on Sunday and is on track to play its debut game in a pre-season match against Jersey next week. Comment

Let it grow! City OKs McCarren Park expansion, forcing drivers to look elsewhere for the kind of park space they crave

Williamsburg: McCarren park is about to get bigger, forcing drivers to go around so that park lovers can go greener. Comments (10)
High School Sports: New Utrecht coach Alan Balkan said he considered having junior starting quarterback Angelo Carrera and receiver Richard Wright split time under center after Carrera threw two interceptions early in their season opening game. Comment

O’Neil kicks defending champion St. Edmund past rival Bishop Kearney

High School Sports: Kellie O’Neil wasn’t going to be kept off the board a second time. Comment

Bishop Ford can’t finish the job in loss to Cardinal Hayes

High School Sports: Bishop Ford was more upset with its poor execution than the questionable spot on the game’s final play. Comment

South Shore’s Fraser commits to Maryland

High School Sports: Brianna Fraser couldn’t wait to pick a college. Comment
Red Hook: Funny disguise or funny face? Whatever the case, cops are after this duo who they say could not quite get the goods. Comment

Cops seeking suspect in attempted W’burg home invasion rape, $12,000 reward offered

Williamsburg: A man sneaked into a Williamsburg apartment and tried to rape a woman sleeping inside, police said. Comments (1)
Greenpoint: A rash of thefts of an obscure car part that helps filter exhaust is dirtying the air in Greenpoint and has cops and victims, well, fuming. Comment
Cobble Hill: Long Island College Hospital must stay open and the entire system for closing hospitals in the state must be changed, a Brooklyn Supreme Court judge ruled on Thursday, but will the state listen? Comments (4)

Borough’s lively president honored at Brooklyn’s biggest cemetery

Greenwood Heights: He’ll be a Brooklynite to the end — and beyond! Comments (3)

Over the limit? Gentile seeking third-term, but won’t say why

Bay Ridge: We talked with the Councilman about why he’s seeking a third term, and what he hopes to do for his Southern Brooklyn district. Comments (19)

Stan on Iraq, Syria, and the dead rapists

It’s Only My Opinion: I was not thrilled when America went to war in Iraq. I remember answering the question, “Don’t you feel sorry for those poor people over there?” Comment

Together at last! Rotary Club, Chamber team up

Downtown: Borough Wide Comments (1)

Only Carmine can put an end to Carmine — but he decides against it

Sunday Screech: In this week’s screech, Carmine worries for his life! Comments (8)

Don’t duck and cover! The disaster at the Barclays Center tonight is only a drill

Prospect Heights: Those dead and bleeding people and the figures in gas masks running out of military vehicles feet from Atlantic Avenue? They’re just practicing. Comments (31)
Dining: A Red Hook food truck took home the top honors at the Ninth Annual Vendy Awards — the Oscars of the sidewalk dining world. Comment

Republican challenger looks to unseat Bensonhurst councilman

Bensonhurst: Conservative Republican Joseph Hayon is running for office again, promising to be more responsive than Councilman David Greenfield (D–Bensonhurst) — and he says that just by being on the ballot, he makes entrenched incumbents more attentive to constituents. Comment
Greenwood Heights: Apartment dwellers who want to go green can soon count on curb-side service for their rotting leftovers. Comments (9)

Letters: Parks without names are a pain and the film industry is our gain

Letters: Our readers respond with fresh information and a defense of Tinseltown’s presence in residential nabes. Comments (3)

Not forgotten: Brooklynites mark Sept. 11 at ceremonies throughout the borough

Photo Galleries: They said to never forget — and we haven’t. Comments (17)

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